ALAMOSA METAR SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

ALAMOSA METAR-ALAMOSA CO
37.46N 105.87W ELEV. 7620 FT
615 PM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

DATE           03/28/15      SUN 03/29/15            MON 03/30/15            TUE
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      29          67          28          67          28
TEMP             65 51 42 34 29 43 62 67 62 45 37 32 28 40 57 66 62 45 37 32 28
DEWPT            15 18 21 21 21 27 23 21 19 23 27 26 25 24 23 21 19 23 27 26 25
MAX/MIN RH                   71          17          88          16          87
RH               14 27 43 58 72 53 22 17 19 41 67 78 88 52 27 18 19 41 67 78 88
WIND DIR          W  W  S  S SW NW SE SW SW  S  S SE  S  S  S  W  W NW  W  S  S
WIND SPD         14  6  3  4  3  2  3  8 11  8  8  5  4  3  3  6 13  6  8  4  4
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0          20          10           5          10
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  4  3  3  3  3  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
15K WIND DIR      W  W NW  W  W  W NW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  N NW NW NW  W
15K WIND SPD     17 18 21 26 26 21 24 13  6 13 24 23 21 16  9  6  8 16 13 16 14
MIX HGT          12  2 <1 <1 <1  1 10 15  8  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 14 10 <1 <1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR        W  W SW  S  S SE  W  W  W  S  S  S  S  S  W  W  W  W SW  S  S
T WIND SPD       17  9  4  3  2  1 18 13  8  5  6  4  5  5  9  9 10  5  4  3  3
SMOKE DISP       EX PR PR PR PR PR EX EX FR PR PR PR PR PR GD VG GD PR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT     P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U


DATE           03/31/15  WED 04/01/15  THU 04/02/15  FRI 04/03/15  SAT 04/04/15
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          65      30    66      29    62      27    57      24    59
TEMP          56 61 39   30 59 62 38   29 56 58 36   27 51 53 32   24 52 55
DEWPT         24 15 27   23 18 13 23   20 12  7 16   13  5  1 17   15 11  9
PWIND DIR         S      SW    SW      SW    SW       W     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC   FW FW SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0     0       5     5       5     0       5     5

BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT DAY 1 THROUGH 3... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE MIN/MAX RH OR MAX/MIN RH(%).........MAXIMUM/MINIMUM HUMDITY RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........WIND DIRECTION WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED; BK = BROKEN; OV = OVERCAST CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... TYPE... RAIN...........RAIN RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE SNOW...........SNOW SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS SLEET..........SLEET FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE K..............SMOKE F..............FOG COVERAGE... IS.............ISOLATED SC.............SCATTERED NM.............NUMEROUS O..............OCCASIONAL S..............SLIGHT CHANCE C..............CHANCE L..............LIKELY WD.............WIDESPREAD D..............DEFINITE AR.............AREAS PA.............PATCHY LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX 10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION 10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FOOT T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED SMOKE DISP(CAT(KT-FT))...................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY EXAMPLE: PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD; VG = VERY GOOD; EX = EXCELLENT CRTCL FWX POT........................CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL CRTCL FWX POT USES TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, WIND GUST, AND HAINES EXAMPLE: U = UNLIKELY; P = POSSIBLE; L = LIKELY; S = SEVERE DAY 4 THROUGH 7... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS


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